Oct 26, 2021  
2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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ECON 395 - Introduction to Game Theory


Prerequisites: ECON 111  
Requirement Fulfillment: Course fulfills major, minor, and core concentration requirements
Delivery: Lecture
Game theory is the study of how economic agents make decisions in multi-agent decision problems, taking into account the decisions and responses of others.  It is essentially a technique for analyzing how people behave strategically in their interaction with others. Topics covered include: games of complete and perfect information, games of incomplete and imperfect information, normal and extensive forms, equilibrium concepts, static and dynamic games, repeated games, as well as applications to market behavior, environmental management, bargaining, auctions, negotiation, institution design, international trade, politics and conflict. Minimum Passing Grade: D-

3 credits
Alternating Years



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